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Published: 30 November 2017

332 Pages


ISBN: 9780198802136

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Highly Commended at the BMA Book Awards 2018

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Second Edition

Edited by Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo, and Karen Detering

  • Comprehensive overview of Advance Care Planning (ACP) to help all health and social care professionals understand the subject and implement care in their area
  • International contributions offer a worldwide perspective of ACP
  • Includes tools for best practice, guidance and checklists for practical use
  • Case studies draw on real life experiences of patients and families
  • Includes a foreword by Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director, NHS England

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters discuss ACP in Canada, New Zealand, Germany and Singapore
  • Includes a population-based and community-focussed approach to ACP
  • Personal perspective chapter solely focuses on the experiences of patients and their families
  • Includes fully updated reviews of evidence
  • Updated to cover developments such as resuscitation discussions

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